To me that sounds about right. 300 wsm seems to be the new caliber most talked about, but there aren't that many "new Cals" anyway. And the fact that the 300 wsm pretty well covers everything in North America that deserves shooting, it is and will be discussed in great lengths for a long time
I'd agree with Don as well. The 270 WSM is very well thought of and probably every bit as popular as the 300. Maybe due to the general opinion that the 300 is big enough that you are never undergunned for anything, but the 270 is still enough for most everything but more pleasant regarding recoil?
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...